'''Doctors for Disaster Preparedness''' (DDP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
located in Tucson
page states that the group "promotes homeland defense and prudent preparedness for disasters of all kinds". The group is closely affiliated with the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons
, a Conservatism in the United States|politically conservative
nonprofit association, with which it shares an address and administrative staff.
It is run by Arizona physician Jane Orient.
According to Bloomberg News
, the group was "founded to promote civil defense during the Cold War
", and has been "transformed over the years into a forum" on "fringe-science topics" such as global warming denial
[ DDP was described by ''The Guardian'' as a "fringe political group" and as a "truly... ]